GREAT VICE-ROYAL CITIES
Mex – Ptz o Mlm – Gdl – Gto – Sma
09 Days / 08 Nights
This is the perfect program between architecture and culture that will let you enjoy the most emblematic viceregal cities of Mexico, you will begin visiting Patzcuaro and continue to Guadalajara (and surroundings), Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, and ending this iconic experience in Mexico City passing by Queretaro.
Departures to Pátzcuaro on Sundays, pax must be arriving at least one day before.
DAY 01. (SAT) ARRIVAL TRANSFER
Reception at the international airport of Mexico City “Benito Juárez” transfer to the hotel of your choice and accommodation.
DAY 02. (SUN) MEXICO / MORELIA / PATZCUARO
Breakfast. In the morning we will leave for the City of Pátzcuaro; On the way, we will visit the typical town of Morelia, considered a cultural heritage of humanity and one of the most beautiful of the colonial era where we can admire its monumental cathedral, the Government Palace, the square of the martyrs and the typical candy market., as well as its famous aqueduct and the impressive chapel of Guadalupe; We will continue to Pátzcuaro. Lodging in Pátzcuaro or Morelia, according to the operation.
DAY 03. (MON) PATZCUARO / GUADALAJARA
Breakfast. In the morning, visit the House of the Eleven Patios, the Basilica of Our Lady of Health, the Gertrudis Bocanegra Library with its murals painted by Juan O’Gorman, the Plaza de Don Vasco de Quiroga and its typical market. At the indicated time we will leave for Guadalajara, visiting the Rancho de Vicente Fernández, “Los Tres Potrillos”, as far as its guards allow since it is private property; We will visit his restaurant for lunch on his own and his store considered “the largest cowboy store in the world”. We continue to the city of Guadalajara, also called “The Pearl of the West” for its beauty. Arrival and lodging.
DAY 04. (TUE) GUADALAJARA / TEQUILA / TLAQUEPAQUE / GUADALAJARA
Breakfast. In the morning depart to the “Tequila” region, the name of the ancient and famous Mexican drink. In the town of Amatitlán, you will visit one of the best distilleries of this drink, where you can see its production process. At the end of this visit, we will continue to San Pedro Tlaquepaque; a town near Guadalajara that today is part of the same city. The inhabitants of this place are dedicated to the manufacture of blown glass in addition to finding spectacular crafts of all kinds. Return to Guadalajara. Lodging.
DAY 05. (WED) GUADALAJARA / GUANAJUATO
Breakfast. We will visit the Degollado Theater, the cathedral, the Rotonda de Los Hombres Ilustres, the Government Palace with the splendid murals by Orozco, the Plaza Tapatía, and a panoramic view of the Hospicio Cabañas declared cultural heritage of humanity. In the afternoon continue to Guanajuato; arrive at the hotel and lodging.
DAY 06. (THU) GUANAJUATO / SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE
Breakfast. Visit this beautiful colonial city Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the annual headquarters of the Cervantino International Festival. We will enjoy knowing this beautiful city, full of picturesque and narrow alleys and squares, which offers us such interesting places as the University, the Juarez Theater, the Kiss Alley, the house-museum of the muralist Diego Rivera, husband of Frida Kahlo. Its underground streets and avenues are unique in the country, the house of Jorge Negrete, the Quixote Museum, and its famous Mummies Museum. In the afternoon, we will continue to San Miguel de Allende; the recently named cultural heritage of humanity. Arrive and visit the city, which has beautiful and spectacular colonial mansions and its neo-gothic parish church, unique in Mexico and a symbol of this beautiful colonial city. Lodging.
DAY 07. (FRI) SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE / QUERETARO / MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. Departure by road to Querétaro, a historical and cultural city, a World Heritage Site, which was very important during the War of Independence. In the afternoon return to Mexico City. Arrival at the hotel and lodging.
DAY 08. (SAT) MEXICO CITY
Breakfast. We will start the City Tour by visiting the historic center; cultural heritage of humanity, as well as the National Palace (panoramic), the Plaza de la Constitution or Zocalo, the Templo Mayor Azteca, and the Metropolitan Cathedral, as well as its main avenues. Later we will visit the Chapultepec Forest and one of the residential areas most famous, as well as the Zona Rosa. I’ll go back to the hotel, then I have the rest of the day free.
DAY 09. (SUN) DEPARTURE TRANSFER
At the time indicated, transfer to the airport to board your return flight home. End of our services.